Security

SharePoint – Security vulnerability detected

A security vulnerability has been detected on Windows SharePoint Service 3.0 and MOSS 2007. This vulnerability may allow remote attacker to inject arbitrary code. This infect the _layouts/help.aspx. Microsoft is currently investigating to provide a solution. During this time, a workaround has been provided http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/983438.mspx

Security – In the cloud too…

Microsoft has opened a new beta program for security… in the cloud; everything is going to the cloud. This new solution/product/offer is called Microsoft Intune. This is a new PC management and security solution in the cloud.   To test the beta version, sign in at http://www.microsoft.com/online/windows-intune.mspx More details about the solution at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsintune/ Video …

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ForeFront UAG – First update for Microsoft ForeFront UAG

Microsoft has released his first update for Microsoft ForeFront UAG. This update contains: Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Update 1 is an update to Forefront UAG that provides a number of functionality updates and other improvements. The following is provided by Forefront UAG Update 1: • Remote Desktop access from Windows Vista and Windows …

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ForeFront Protection – ForeFront for Exchange best antispam solution

According to Virus Bulletin, ForeFront Protection for Exchange is the best antispam solution with a blocking rate at 99,86%. This can be explained with the high integration of ForeFront with Exchange. ForeFront is the only solution with is fully integrated with Exchange, and doesn’t apply on top of Exchange. See the ‘magic’ quadrant More details …

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Security – The Microsoft ForeFront team (security) is conducting a survey

The Forefront Server Protection team are conducting research to understand what applications you would like to protect, and how you would like them protected. One of the applications they are soliciting feedback on is SharePoint. The survey shouldn’t take more than 5-10 minutes, and your feedback directly impacts product decisions. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/forefrontsurvey

ForeFront Identity Manager – Now available to download

Microsoft has released the latest version of his ‘meta directory’, now called Microsoft ForeFront Identity Manager (FIM). This is an RTM version; the version is available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers as well as as evaluation version. Go to your MSDN/TechNet subscribers download site or download it from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/cc872861.aspx